Australia retail sales jump, confirming strong economy

04/4/2013 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Retail sales in Australia rose 1.3% in February from January and were up 4.6% from a year before, according to the Bureau of Statistics. "Sales have come roaring back over the first two months of 2013," adding to other indicators that the nation's economy is pulling ahead, said Commonwealth Bank of Australia economist Gareth Aird.

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